Nutrients For Healthy Skin

The skin is our body’s largest organ. It provides a barrier to infection. When it absorbs the sun’s rays, it helps our body manufacture vitamin D. But the skin needs tender loving care. Besides internal nutrients, whatever we put on the skin is also important. Anything the skin absorbs bypasses the liver, meaning that toxins…

Diabetes Update

Want lentils with that? Researchers tried replacing half of rice and potato servings with lentils, bringing about surprising results. Antioxidants and omega-3s likewise proved helpful for better blood sugar management. Check out these recent findings. Control Blood Sugar Better with Lentils In this simple but revealing study, 48 healthy adults ate a dish of white…

Cholesterol Matters: Healthy Choices for Your Healthy Heart

Healthy cholesterol levels depend upon diet and lifestyle choices, as well as an element of genetic predispositions. We aim for lower LDL and triglyceride numbers, while shooting for higher HDL, the “good” cholesterol. Besides looking at total cholesterol, experts also evaluate very small particles known as VLDL, as well as comparing the ratio of LDL…